Archive: Jon Fitch

Nov 30, 2012 9:27 am

Jon Fitch On Demian Maia: “He’s A Monster At 170” | UFC NEWS

“It will be an interesting matchup. I haven’t created too much of a game plan but I think I’ll overwhelm him with everything that I bring to the table. He’s really a monster at 170. I was surprised at how big he was down in Rio [at UFC 153]. I think as far as depth,...

Nov 27, 2012 9:45 am

Erick Silva Focused On Weighty Issues Following Fitch Defeat | UFC NEWS

“I won’t permit it to happen again. I will be attentive to the weight, I will work it well. I won’t have much on me by the end of the year. In the last fight, I thought that it would be better to get heavier in the final stages of training but afterwards I realized...

Nov 21, 2012 2:59 pm

Silva vs. Hieron Set For UFC 156 | MMA News

  An intriguing match-up between two welterweight strikers has been added to the UFC 156 card. UFC Veteran and recent re-signee, Jay Hieron will face young, rising prospect, Erick Silva. UFC 156 will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event of that card will be featherweight champion,...

Nov 17, 2012 7:25 am

‘UFC 154: GSP vs. Condit’ Main Card Prediction | UFC NEWS

  Tonight in Montreal the mixed martial arts world will finally witness the return of UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St, Pierre after an absence of 18 months. Will the dominant champion be at the top of his game or will the knee injury he suffered hinder his performance? His opponent Carlos Condit won the interim...


Nov 15, 2012 6:53 pm

Jon Fitch vs. Demian Maia set for UFC 156 in Las Vegas | UFC News

UFC officials announced today that a key welterweight match-up between Jon Fitch (24-4-1 MMA, 14-2-1 UFC) and Demian Maia (17-4 MMA, 11-4 UFC) has been added to the UFC 156 event set for February 2nd in Las Vegas, Nevada. Maia, who is 2-0 since dropping down to welterweight, most recently disposed of Rick Story at...

Nov 14, 2012 10:23 am

Following Silva Fight Fitch Believes He Has Caught His Second Wind | UFC NEWS

“Erick Silva’s a very tough fighter, but I believe this is the new Jon Fitch. I kinda got a second wind in my career, and we’re gonna see a lot of bigger and better fights for me.” “I think it’s partly an accumulation of years of training and finally having the confidence in my full...

Oct 29, 2012 10:06 am

Jon Fitch Claims Cain Fought JDS Severely Injured | UFC NEWS

“I think that in the first fight, he did’t show everything he could do. He had a severe knee injury, and was limited by what he could do, but it was such an important fight so he couldn’t miss it. It was important for the company, for the fans and for the world. He continued,...

Oct 19, 2012 11:38 am

Demian Maia Open To Welcoming Nick Diaz Back From Suspension | UFC NEWS

Demian Maia recently earned another UFC welterweight “W” during UFC 153 opposite Rick Story Oct 13, 2012.  Before that July 7’s UFC 148, Maia won via TKO opposite Dong Hyun Kim in the first round, when Kim had a muscle spasm.  Demian Maia cordially welcomes a bout against Nick Diaz in the future during his...

Oct 15, 2012 11:20 am

What’s Next for the UFC 153 Main Card Fighters? | UFC NEWS

UFC 153 came off extraordinarily well, especially considering the reshuffling the card went through. Anderson Silva and Glover Teixeira dominated, Big Nog showed Dave Herman Jiu-Jitsu does work and Jon Fitch walked away with an extra $70k for his fight of the night effort against rising prospect Erick Silva. Let’s not forget Demian Maia who...

Sep 17, 2012 8:01 am

Jorge Masvidal "Will Fight For Food" I MMA News

  Fight pay has long been scrutinized by fans and fighters alike. Many fans believe that since these fighters are professional athletes, that they are taken care of and live lavish lives, never concerning themselves with the expenses of life. The reality however is a harsh contrast to the conventional thought. More often than not...

Sep 3, 2012 11:58 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Daniel Cormier on Frank Mir, Josh Barnett and Fighting in the UFC

  After Daniel Cormier defeated former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett and captured the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Championship, fans and media alike knew a star was born. In his last three fights Cormier has beaten Jeff Monson, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and of course Barnett. Those are three fighters who have a hell of lot...

Aug 27, 2012 6:18 am

A Few Fights to Look Forward To

Many of us are saddened that the summer season is about to conclude. The opportunity to take a trip to the beach or lay out in the backyard by the pool and bbq is something we all cherish, but even though fall is fast approaching that doesn’t mean we don’t have a lot to look...

Jul 31, 2012 1:15 am

Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva In The Works For UFC 153 In Rio | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva in the works for UFC 153 in Rio. Ariel Helwani revealed via his official Twitter account that both fighters have verbally agreed to the bout. Fitch is coming off a loss to Johny Hendricks at UFC 141 where he was knocked out in the first round. Prior...

Jun 6, 2012 1:35 am

Aaron Simpson vs Kenny Robertson Booked With Fitch Out Injured | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Kenny Robertson steps in to face Aaron Simpson in place of Jon Fitch. Simpson will face Robertson at UFC on FUEL TV 4 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose on July 11, 2012. Fitch had to pull out of the bout with Simpson as he partially tore his ACL and will...